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'Assassin’s Creed: Altair's Chronicles' (NDS) - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 7:32 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Assassin's Creed Altaïr’s Chronicles you will discover more about the protagonist Altaïr and his deep history. The game features a full 3D world allowing you to travel and battle through four cities of the Crusade’s Middle East, using acrobatic moves and combo attacks that mix sword skills and high-flying kicks.

Video Games Can Resuscitate Actors' Careers

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 7:26 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Once known for starring alongside Kurt Russell in 1982's horror film The Thing, actor Keith David is probably more known for voicing the Arbiter in Microsoft's Halo than his acting career. According to Reuters, video games have helped resuscitate the careers of actors doing voice-overs as their status in Hollywood fades. Although they usually charge $760 for a four-hour recording session, one Hollywood celebrity asked for $750,000 and was turned down, but so far, the highest, unspecified payout has been $500K.

'Viking: Battle For Asgard' (PS3/X360) Goddess Hel Bio - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 7:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

SEGA's Viking: Battle For Asgard, developed by The Creative Assembly, is a hack'n slasher where you, as Skarin, a new iconic gaming hero, get to experience the violent yet spectacular world of the Vikings and their gods.

'Burnout Paradise' Multiplayer Doesn't Work With Xbox 360 Core/Arcade

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 7:15 p.m. PST | Filed under News

After a customer complaint, EA confirmed that Burnout Paradise requires a harddrive because it needs "to store temporary data when playing online as the data transferred from one console to another requires storage space greater than what the memory card can contain." The person in question had just purchased an X360 Arcade, and wanted to play online with his son, but alas...

'Grand Theft Auto IV' (PS3/X360) - Screens & Trailer

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 3:23 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Rockstar is bringing its open-ended crime series to the next-gen consoles with Grand Theft Auto IV. While details on the game are still slim, we now know that the franchise returns to New York situated around the mysterious protagonist Nikolai.

Various Game Trailers #1264

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 3:10 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Another day, another batch of game trailers was released. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are trailers for:

  • Lost [ALL] - Trailer #2
  • Lost Odyssey [X360] - TV Trailer
  • Devil May Cry 4 [ALL] - L'Arc-en-Ciel Trailer
  • Hard to be A God - Trailer #5 [German]
  • Turok [ALL] - The Making Of Trailer #5

  • We will update this throughout the day when new trailers become available. Read more for download links ...

'Jumpgate Evolution' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 1:34 p.m. PST | Filed under News

Staying true to its early vision, NetDevil has improved upon the original Jumpgate in every way, with a complete graphics update, and the integration of advanced AI features to ensure unpredictable and compelling situations.

'Pacific Storm: Allies' - v1.4 UK Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 1:19 p.m. PST | Filed under News

In Pacific Storm: Allies brings new units to construct, new historical locations to visit and a brand new version of the engine that brings better graphics than ever. This patch (for the UK edition of the game only) resolves some gfx issues, tweaks AI and units, improves stability and more...

'Blue Dragon Plus' (NDS) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 12:59 p.m. PST | Filed under News

While the X360 version of AQ Interactive's Blue Dragon is an RPG in which young adventurers battle evil with their blue shadow monsters, the NDS edition is a real time strategy title, similar to Revenant Wings, featuring the same five characters,

'Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare' - v1.5 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 11:58 a.m. PST | Filed under News

CoD 4: Modern Warfare is a new action-thriller that will arm gamers with the most advanced and powerful arsenal of modern day firepower to fight a new war in the world’s most treacherous hotspots. This v1.5 patch mainly fixes/improves the multiplayer experience.

'Supreme Ruler 2020' Super Sandbox Modes Detailed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 11:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Supreme Ruler 2020 is a strategic and tactical geo-political game where direct control of the military and the policies of a nation becomes the key to survival. One of the innovative new features is the wide-open "Super Sandbox" mode, which allows players to take control of nearly any country or region of the world.

'High School Musical: Work This Out!' (NDS) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 10:56 a.m. PST | Filed under News

High School Musical: Work This Out! allows fans of the Disney Channel movies to dive into the world of the Lava Springs Resort in an all new musical adventure game, featuring storylines extending beyond High School Musical 2.

'Tomb Raider Underworld' (PS3/X360/PC) - 9 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 9:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Crystal Dynamics has made Tomb Raider Underworld more realistic with fluid movements due to motion capturing. Set a few years after the last game, it also features persistent destruction and lush locales across the globe. Lara gets muddy in the game, but with the weather system, rain will wash it away.

'Turning Point: Fall of Liberty' (PS3/X360/PC) Pre-Order Incentives

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 9:51 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Fall of Liberty is an action/fps game set in 1953 in the midst of an alternate reality where Nazi forces win World War II and opens as the Third Reich launches a decimating attack on New York. Pre-order now and get post cards, access codes to enhance the game experience, a DVD with extra footage and a 1931-53 timeline poster.

'Numen: Contest of Heroes' Gets Updated Engine - 5 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 9:42 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Numen: Contest of Heroes is an action/RPG that will plunge the player deep into the amazing world of Greek mythology, the realm of almighty gods, brave heroes, fabulous creatures, and great deeds.

'Pirates of the Caribbean Online' Content Update Details

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 9:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

In Pirates of the Caribbean Online, become the Caribbean's most legendary pirate, all while forging alliances, hunting for buried treasure, battling evil undead forces and facing off against enemies from the movie franchise. Disney Online will release a content update with new avatar customized options, emotes, revamped Lookout System, and an enhanced Quest tracking system.

'Home' (PS3) - 11 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 6:46 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The 'Home' 3D online user community service will enable users to create their own avatar and explore a real-time virtual community, as if they are playing a detailed 3D game.

'FlatOut: Ultimate Carnage' (X360) Officially Coming to PC

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 6:19 a.m. PST | Filed under News

FlatOut Ultimate Carnage is rebuilt from the ground up and specifically developed to take advantage of the additional feature sets and improved processing ability to produce an entirely new, breathtaking FlatOut experience. Previously revealed, but not confirmed until now...

'Silent Hill Origins' (PS2) Coming in May - 7 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 6:10 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Silent Hill Origins reveals many of the series' most hallowed secrets. Assuming the role of a lone truck driver trapped in Silent Hill while making a routine delivery, players must escape the city's horrific inhabitants and confront the strange hallucinations that have haunted him since childhood.

'New International Track & Field' (NDS) Character Details #1 - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 6:02 a.m. PST | Filed under News

The New International Track & Field features over 20 different athletic events, with several unlockable characters from other Konami franchises, such as Pyramid Head from Silent Hill 2 and Sparkster from Rocket Knight Adventures. Character information for Simon Belmont (Castlevania) and Pentarou.

Nintendo Adds Cobalt/Black NDS to Lineup

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 5:54 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Nintendo announced that it is adding a cool new color scheme to its NDS wardrobe on Feb. 10. Cobalt/Black marks the seventh color in the Nintendo DS Lite palette. It joins Polar White, Coral Pink, Onyx, Crimson/Black and the limited-edition Gold and Metallic Rose. Like a black T-shirt with a splash of color, the new Cobalt/Black version of the portable NDS will grab anybody's attention.

'Hot Shots Golf: Out of Bounds' (PS3) - 15 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 5:40 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Showcasing high definition graphics along with new, more accurate golf physics, Hot Shots Golf 5 offers up a new level of immersion to the franchise’s signature over-the-top visuals and pick up and play action.

'Europa Universalis: Rome' Nations Revealed #1

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 5:35 a.m. PST | Filed under News

EU: Rome will cover the time period from the first Punic War to the start of the true Empire, offering a thousand of gameplay choices ranging from country, culture, provincial and character options etc., making each and every game infinitely customizable and unique. While the game sports 50 playable nations, 5 are more likely to succeed than others ...

'Warriors Orochi 2' (PS2) Revealed - Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 5:01 a.m. PST | Filed under News

While the PSP and PC versions of the original have yet to be released, Dynasty Warriors and Samurai Warriors will meet again in an unforgettable crossover event, as a sequel is already in the works. Adding a Versus mode, characters from both franchises must team up to wage war against a new, powerful force in Warriors Orochi 2.

Microsoft Looking to Buy Yahoo for $44.6 Billion

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 4:43 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Looks like Bill Gates might want to go out with a bang as Microsoft announced that it has offered to acquire Yahoo for $31 per share, 62 % above the current trading price on Wall Street, making for a total of $44.6 billion in cash and stock.

'Sid Meier's Civilization Revolution' (NDS/PS3/X360) - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 4:11 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Civilization Revolution will deliver revolutionary features like real-time interaction between leaders, multi-player capabilities and integrated video and voice chat, which completely transports the Civilization series to a level of gameplay that fans have never experienced before.

NDS Review - 'The Golden Compass'

by Aaron "Istanbul" Swersky on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 4:05 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Players assume the role of Lyra, a young girl, along with her daemon Pan, as she travels through the frozen wastes of the North collecting special items in order to explore, evade and deceive her way through confrontations to rescue a friend.

Wii Review - 'Super Swing Golf Season 2'

by Brad Hilderbrand on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 3:39 a.m. PST | Filed under Reviews

Using the Wii remote as a golf club, swing into the action with your favorite characters as Super Swing Golf Season 2 returns to the island to challenge the new courses with all new story, tournament modes, new multiplayer modes, completely new customizations, costumes, and secrets.

'Goin' Downtown' - 4 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 3:34 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Goin' Downtown, using Silver Style's Toon shading technology, takes you to a futuristic metropolis to take up the challenge of an exciting point-and-click adventure. You are the charismatic hero Jake, who earns his living as a mediocre and frustrated cop in the year 2072.

Xbox Live Expands ABC, Disney Channel Shows & MGM Content Lineup

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 3:30 a.m. PST | Filed under News

US Xbox 360 owners will see the kick-off of a strong month of content coming from new partners like ABC (Lost, Ugly Betty, Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy), Disney Channel and MGM. The launch of Lost coincides with the show’s season premiere, with new episodes arriving on Xbox Live within 24 hours of airing on TV.

'Brain Assist' (NDS) - 8 New Screens

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 3:25 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Brain Assist is a game designed to exercise the brain while still keeping things fun, is coming to the Nintendo DS. Derived from Touch de Uno!, the classic Japanese arcade game, Brain Assist is easy to pick up and play, and is filled with a variety of mini-games to test gamers' mental ability.

'Empires in Arms' - v1.01 Patch Available NOW

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 3:22 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Empires in Arms in a grand strategy turn-based race to prove which nation is the greatest in Europe. In a bid for mastery over the continent, players can succeed where Napoleon failed or try to stop the military genius quicker than his historical enemies could! This new update brings loads of changes, improvements, and fixes.

'Maximum-Football 2' Goes On Sale

by Rainier on Feb. 1, 2008 @ 3:15 a.m. PST | Filed under News

Maximum-Football 2.0 allows players to experience the thrill of managing a team in any league from pee-wee to all-pro. Starting on Feb. 1st and running until Feb. 8th the digital and boxed copy on-demand version will be on sale at 35% off the original price.